Nov 11, 2011

31 Days of Praying for Your Husband

“She does him good . . .” (Proverbs 31:12a) Bless your husband by praying for him! The Apostle Paul instructed all Christians to pray for one another (Ephesians 6:18). This includes wives’ responsibility and privilege to pray for their husbands. Earnest prayer for your husband is good for him, for you and the spiritual health of your home (Proverbs 31:11-12).
Satan desires to destroy your husband, especially his character and his leadership in your relationship. Trust God through prayer as you daily surrender your husband and marriage to the Lord’s wise, loving care.
Day 1 Pray that your husband will grow spiritually and consider his accountability before the Lord. Pray that he will guard his heart by developing spiritual disciplines—Bible reading and study, prayer, meditation, scripture memorization, etc. (2 Peter 3:18; Prov. 4:23)
Day 2 Pray that your husband’s relationship with God and His Word will bear fruit in his life. Pray that he will be a man of wisdom and understanding, fearing the Lord. (Prov. 3:7, 9:10; Ps. 112:1)
Day 3 Pray that your husband will be humble and quick to agree with God about his sin. Pray that his heart will be tender toward the voice of the Lord. (Ps. 51:2-4; Micah 6:8)
Day 4 Pray that your husband will grow in leadership skills in your relationship—protecting and providing for you. Pray that he will lead you wisely and love you sacrificially, so that God will be glorified in your marriage. (Eph. 5:25-29; Col. 3:19)
Day 5 Pray that your husband will be faithful to his wedding vows. Pray that he will have a desire to cultivate your relationship as a sign of his loyalty and commitment to you, and as a picture of Christ’s love for the Church. (Prov. 20:6; Gen. 2:24)
Day 6 Pray that your husband will love righteousness and hate wickedness, especially the evils of the culture. Pray that he will recognize and avoid wickedness in his own life, and if necessary, take a clear, strong stand against evil. (Prov. 27:12; John 17:15; 1 Cor. 10:12-13)
Day 7 Pray that your husband will safeguard his heart against inappropriate relationships with the opposite sex. Pray that his heart will be pure and undivided in his commitment to you. (Prov. 6:23-24, 26; Rom. 13:14)
Day 8 Pray that your husband will work hard to provide for your family, to the best of his ability. Pray that the character qualities necessary for a successful career and ministry will be a growing part of his character—persistence, decisiveness, strength, an analytical mind, organizational skills, positive relationships with people, determination, etc. (Rom. 12:11; 1 Cor. 15:58)
Day 9 Pray that your husband handle finances wisely, will have discernment concerning budgeting and investments, and will be a good steward of his money in regard to giving to the Lord’s work. Pray that money will not become a source of discord in your family. (Prov. 23:4-5; Rom. 12:13; Heb. 13:5)
Day 10 Pray that your husband will cultivate strong integrity, and not compromise his convictions. Pray that his testimony will be genuine, that he will be honest in his business dealings, and will never do anything that he needs to hide from others. (Prov. 20:7; 1 Tim. 1:5, 3:7; Eph. 6:10-12)
Day 11 Pray that your husband will have a humble, teachable spirit and a servant’s heart before the Lord. Pray that he will listen to God and desire to do His will. (Prov. 15:33; Eph. 6:6)
Day 12 Pray that your husband will yield his sexual drive to the Lord and practice self control. Pray that your sexual intimacy together will be fresh, positive, and a reflection of selfless love. (Prov. 5:15, 18; 1 Cor. 7:3; Song of Solomon 7:10)
Day 13 Pray that your husband use practical skills to build your family and make wise decisions for your welfare. Pray that he will serve unselfishly. (Gal. 5:13; Phil. 2:3-4)
Day 14 Pray that your husband will speak words that build you and your family, and reflect a heart of love. Pray that he will not use filthy language. (Prov. 18:21; Eph. 4:29)
Day 15 Pray that your husband will choose his friends wisely. Pray that God will bring him men who will encourage his accountability before God, and will not lead him into sin. (Prov. 13:20; Prov. 27:17)
Day 16 Pray that your husband will choose healthy, God-honoring activities. Pray that he will not live in bondage to any questionable habits or hobbies, but that he will experience freedom in holiness as he yields to the Spirit’s control. (1 Cor. 6:12, 10:31; 2 Tim. 2:4)
Day 17 Pray that your husband will enjoy his manliness as he patterns his life after Christ and strong men in the faith. Pray for his physical, emotional, mental, social and spiritual strength. (Eph. 3:16; 1 Peter 2:21; 1 Cor. 10:11)
Day 18 Pray that your husband will have an eternal perspective—living in light of eternity. Pray that he will reject materialism and temporal values and put God first in his life. (Matt. 6:33; Deut. 6:5; Eph. 5:16; Ps. 90:12)
Day 19 Pray that your husband will be patient and a man of peace. Pray that he will not give in to anger, but will allow the Holy Spirit to control his responses. (Rom. 14:19; Ps. 34:14)
Day 20 Pray that your husband will yield his mind and thoughts to the Lord. Pray that he will not entertain immoral or impure thoughts, and that he will resist the temptation to indulge in pornography. (Prov. 27:12; 2 Cor. 10:5)
Day 21 Pray that your husband will learn how to relax in the Lord and, in his greatest times of stress, find joy and peace in his relationship with God. Pray that he will submit his schedule to the Lord. (Neh. 8:10; Prov. 17:22; Ps. 16:11)
Day 22 Pray that your husband will practice forgiveness in your relationship and with others. Pray that he will recognize any roots of bitterness, and yield any resentment and unforgiving attitudes to the Lord. (Eph. 4:32; Heb. 12:15)
Day 23 Pray that your husband will be a good father—disciplining his children wisely and loving them unconditionally. If he is not a father, pray that he will find a young man to mentor in the things of the Lord. (Eph. 6:4; Col. 3:21; 2 Tim. 2:1-2)
Day 24 Pray that your husband will have a balanced life—that he will balance work and play. Pray that he will fear God, but also gain favor with people he knows at work and church. (Luke 2:52; Prov. 13:15)
Day 25 Pray that your husband will be courageous in his stand against evil and injustice, and that he will stand for the truth. Pray that he will protect you and your family from Satan’s attacks. (Ps. 31:24; Eph. 6:13; Ps. 27:14)
Day 26 Pray that your husband will discover and live his God-given purpose. Pray that he will offer all his dreams to the Lord, and pursue only those goals that will bring God glory and count for eternity. (Jer. 29:11; 1 Cor. 10:31)
Day 27 Pray that your husband will understand the importance of taking care of his body—the temple of the Holy Spirit—for the glory of God. Pray that he will practice self-control by making wise food choices, and get sufficient exercise to stay healthy. (Rom. 12:1-2; 1 Cor. 6:19-20, 9:27)
Day 28 Pray that your husband will be a man of prayer. Pray that he will seek and pursue God in purposeful quiet times. (1 Thess. 5:17; Luke 22:46; James 5:16)
Day 29 Pray that your husband will surrender his time and talents to the Lord. Pray that his spiritual gifts will be manifest in his career, at church, and in your home. (Eph. 5:15-16; 1 Cor. 12:4, 7)
Day 30 Pray that your husband will serve God and others with pure motives. Pray that he will obey the Lord from his heart, and glorify Him in everything. (1 Cor. 10:13; John 7:17-18; Col. 3:23-24)
Day 31 Pray that your husband will recognize the lies of the Enemy in his life. Pray that his attitudes and actions will be guided by the truth as he brings his thoughts into captivity to the Word of God. (John 8:44; 2 Cor. 10:4-5)

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Kimberly Wright said...

Printed this out ~thanks for sharing it. I will be implementing it!

Anonymous said...

Is there one for 30 days of prayer for the wife? I would love to this together with my husband.

Anonymous said...

Thanks for this...I am a coordinator of the local MOPS group and will be giving to my Mom's to challenge them to Join me in doing this for a month.

Give Peas A Chance said...

Hi there, this month on my fan page and personal facebook page we're praying through this! thanks so much
You can find us here

aliCat78 said...

Thank you so much for reminding me what an honor it is to be a wife and how we need to lift up our husbands in prayer so they can be the head of our homes that God has designed them to be.

purple_K said...

This is great for all couples esp. to all the wives who are somehow struggling for their relationships. Thanks for this, will definitely do this... God bless us all!

Jennifer Schuman said...

I am a few days late in getting started, but off I go to cover my husband in prayer. Thank you for the reminder and the resource! Blessings galore!!

Cassandra said...

Fantastic... thank you for sharing this - I will be doing my best to follow this plan. Big hugs! Cassandra @

Ellen Stewart (aka Ellie/El/e/Mrs. Seaman) said...

I love this, thank you.

Darby Dugger said...

LOVE THIS!!! Thanks for posting. My book, For the Love of Our Husbands, is all about praying Scriptures for our husbands! LOVE THIS!

sarah jones said...

I've found these prayer ideas to be a great guide to how I can pray for my husband, and I'm happy to say I see many of these prayers answered daily. God is good and prayer to Him is powerful. We're newly weds, and I'd like to grow in the habit of praying for my husband. This has been a good start. Thank you!

Meg said...

I just found this when I was browsing pinterest and I love it. Thank you so much for a wonderful post. I am recently married and a military wife. I lost my first fiance in Afghanistan in 2009, so I am extremely dedicated to praying over my husband for everything, especially his safety and claiming the Lord's promises.

Rachel - De Ma Cuisine said...

This sounds like a wonderful idea. Thanks for sharing. :)

Anina Chacko said...

Hi, I am Anina from India and I am following this on Facebook as well. Thanks so much for this,I am starting immediately! God bless all our husbands richly and may our prayers bear rich fruit.

Anonymous said...

Please join me as I begin to pray these prayers for my husband. He has asked me for a divorce & I am praying God will be able to pierce his hardenedheart & bring him to a place of reconciliation.

Anonymous said...

May the Lord hear your prayers.... I will keep you both in mine. My brother has left my sister in law and it's been hard on everyone... Divorce hurts even at a distance. Remember this to shall pass.

Anonymous said...

This is good,I love it and being a husband I will pray and practise it.God bless u en keep more articles coming.

shirley said...

thanks so much for this, my husband is not saved I really need this to learn how to pray for him, God Bless You!

Tracy said...

Thank you so much for these "prayers" I've shared them with the "Mom's Group" in our church and they've enjoyed praying specifically for their husbands through the month of Aug. Many plan to continue on with it. God bless you!

Anonymous said...

I am starting this on February 18, 2013. My husband and I are having a real hard time and a friend sent this to me. I am ever greatful. Our small group Moms have decided to do this together. Thank you!

Meghan P said...

I'm only 18, but I'm gonna use this to pray for my future husband! I think it could be a really great way to show love to him before I know who he is:)

Anonymous said...

Thank for these beautiful AMAZING prayers. Currently I have a long distance relationship with my husband and it is not easy. I pray every day to reunite us permanantly together soon. I stand in the faith of the Lord and this hardship of distance will pass. This is another set of prayers I will definitely use daily. Praise GOD!

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